Former CIA director Michael Hayden recently stated, “We are the most destabilizing force in the world.” We see in the Trump administration a hint at what sacrifices can be made in the pursuit of economic growth. As resources become increasingly scarce, we can expect increasingly dire trade-offs between growth, the stability of international institutions, and the well-being of much of the world’s population. There is a hope to rediscover our morality in the transition to a steady state economy.
An article by Herman Daly, On War and Peace in the Steady State Economy.
On a positive vision for international affairs.
On Greed and National Security.
Thomas Homer-Dixon explores limits to growth.
Climateandsecurity.org explores links between, well, climate and security.